Regional Rankings

Regional Data Info
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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2001
1-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
79th Driest
Driest since:
1989
50th Wettest
Wettest since:
1900
Ties: 1916, 1973
Mar–Apr 2001
2-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
80th Driest
Driest since:
1972
49th Wettest
Wettest since:
1905
Ties: 1897
Feb–Apr 2001
3-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
75th Driest
Driest since:
1972
54th Wettest
Wettest since:
1905
Ties: 2000
Jan–Apr 2001
4-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
1972
43rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1905
Dec 2000–Apr 2001
5-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
66th Driest
Driest since:
2002
62nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1905
Nov 2000–Apr 2001
6-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
67th Driest
Driest since:
1904
61st Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Oct 2000–Apr 2001
7-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
108th Driest
Driest since:
1904
20th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Sep 2000–Apr 2001
8-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
90th Driest
Driest since:
2002
38th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Aug 2000–Apr 2001
9-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
91st Driest
Driest since:
2021
37th Wettest
Wettest since:
1905
Jul 2000–Apr 2001
10-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
70th Driest
Driest since:
2021
58th Wettest
Wettest since:
1905
Jun 2000–Apr 2001
11-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
76th Driest
Driest since:
2021
52nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1905
May 2000–Apr 2001
12-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
65th Driest
Driest since:
2021
63rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1942
Nov 1999–Apr 2001
18-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
39th Driest
Driest since:
2021
88th Wettest
Wettest since:
1942
Ties: 1960
May 1999–Apr 2001
24-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
29.05"
(737.87mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
65th Driest
Driest since:
2022
62nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1942
Ties: 1989
May 1998–Apr 2001
36-Month
43.48"
(1,104.39mm)
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
68th Driest
Driest since:
1904
58th Wettest
Wettest since:
1907
Ties: 1938
May 1997–Apr 2001
48-Month
61.51"
(1,562.35mm)
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
99th Driest
Driest since:
1904
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
1986
May 1996–Apr 2001
60-Month
77.17"
(1,960.12mm)
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
100th Driest
Driest since:
1957
24th Wettest
Wettest since:
1987

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